overpower
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /əʊvəˈpaʊə/
  • (America) IPA: /oʊ.vɚˈpaʊ̯.ɚ/
Verb

overpower (overpowers, present participle overpowering; past and past participle overpowered)

  1. (transitive) To subdue someone by superior force.
    We overpowered the opposing army within a couple of hours.
  2. (transitive) To excel or exceed in power; to cause to yield; to subdue.
    Bright light overpowers the eyes.
  3. (transitive) To render imperceptible by means of greater strength, intensity etc.
    The dish was OK, but the garlic slightly overpowered the herbs.
  4. (video games, transitive) To make excessively powerful.
    Antonyms: nerf
Translations Translations
  • Russian: переси́ливать
Translations


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